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Death of Bluffton baseball players in bus accident inspires proposed legislation

Updated: November 8, 2007, 5:33 PM ET
Associated Press

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Two U.S. senators, motivated by a bus crash that killed five college baseball players, on Thursday proposed requiring seat belts on long-haul buses.

The proposed legislation also would require changes to bus windows that would help prevent passengers from being thrown out of the vehicles during accidents.

Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, also want better training for drivers, stronger bus roofs that would hold up in ...

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